The Walking Major

The Walking Major

Drama, War | June 6, 1970

U.S. Army Captain Clark Allen gains attention by walking back and forth, the length of Japan, gambling with U.S. servicemen in order to raise funds to rebuild an orphanage. Suspicious of Allen's motives, a Japanese newsman, Hiroshi Kitabayashi, traces the American's background until he discovers the motive behind Allen's long walk.

The Walking Major

Drama, War | June 6, 1970

The Walking Major
U.S. Army Captain Clark Allen gains attention by walking back and forth, the length of Japan, gambling with U.S. servicemen in order to raise funds to rebuild an orphanage. Suspicious of Allen's motives, a Japanese newsman, Hiroshi Kitabayashi, traces the American's background until he discovers the motive behind Allen's long walk.
Producers Shochiku Co., Ltd., Ishihara Productions
Original title Aru heishi no kake
Directors Keith Larsen, Nobuaki Shirai, Koji Senno
Writers Vincent Fotre, James Miki, Kengo Inomata

Cast

Yûjirô Ishihara

as Kitabayashi Hiroshi

Frank Sinatra Jr.

as Jimmy Dixon

Dina Merrill

as Kelly Allen

Dale Robertson

as Major Clark J. Allen

Toshirō Mifune

as Kinugasa Tadao

Michiyo Aratama

as Mother Yamada

Keith Larsen

as Captain White

Linda Purl

as Rose Allen

Ruriko Asaoka

as Setsuko Takiguchi

Mayumi Nagisa

as village daughter

Arihiro Fujimura

as Frank Choe

Bokuzen Hidari

as Boilerman

Keith Larsen Jr.

as Danny Allen

Marshie Patton

as Carol White

Yuriko Ishihara

as Kyoko

Kinzô Shin

as Old doctor